Play games at these 10 Atlanta bars

The Optimist's putting green is a fun twist on traditional patio and bar gaming.

Credit: Andrew Thomas Lee

Credit: Andrew Thomas Lee

The Optimist's putting green is a fun twist on traditional patio and bar gaming.

Let's face it, playing games never gets old. Whether you're an Xbox fiend, checkers master or a Pac-Man fan, Atlanta's bars and restaurants have the games, drinks and meals you're looking for.

Ormsby's - You've spent a hard day shopping at the Westside Provisions District and now you're ready for an ice cold beer and some good clean fun. You've come to the right place; Ormsby's has all of that and more, including bocce and shuffleboard.

Pijiu Belly – Local craft beer, cornhole, foosball and darts are hallmarks of fun at the Westside restaurant where Asian influences meet the American bar scene.

Joystick Gamebar – If you were one of those kids who used to beg your parents to let you go to the arcade, Joystick Gamebar is the watering hole for you. Filled with games that will remind you of all the quarters you spent during your childhood, Joystick is the perfect place to challenge a friend to pinball or Ms. Pac Man all night long.

Game-X – Having fun downtown doesn't just mean attending a concert or sporting event. Leave work early or meet up after meetings at Game-X, Atlanta's downtown twist on Dave & Buster's.

Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium – No one does theme-y kitsch like Church, and Sister Louisa's has become an Edgewood staple not just for its unique atmosphere, but also for its ping pong battles.

Bone Lick BBQ – One of the Westside's go-to casual dining destinations. Pitmaster Mike LaSage has created a fun-sounding menu and a fun-filled dining experience thanks to a number of vintage arcade games. Add in the sounds of your favorite records playing while you play and you'll quickly wonder why you've never visited before.

Empire State South – Bocce anyone? Head down to 999 Peachtreee Street for an outdoor gaming experience that feels like a McMansion's backyard has been transported to Midtown.

Twain's Brewpub & Billiards - The brewpub is one of Decatur's top gaming and drinks destination. With housemade brews on tap and numerous pool tables, darts and shuffleboard, Twain's is a haven for locals and a great way to show out-of-towners the real Atlanta.

The Optimist – Boozy punch and seafood combine with the restaurant's take on miniature golf to create an outdoor dining event you won't soon forget on the Westside.

Diesel Filling Station - Weekly "Walking Dead" viewing parties, Wednesday night game nights, poker nights and Nerd Core Trivia events keep the laid back dive bar on Highland Avenue popular with in-towners in the know. Want more? They also have a foosball table, Walking Dead pinball machine and darts.